'Dirty Meat': Shocking Hygiene Failings Discovered in U.S. Pig and Chicken Plants

Supply Chain Brain

Food & Beverage Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America EuropeA joint investigation by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism (TBIJ) and the Guardian found that hygiene incidents are at numbers that experts described as “deeply worrying.”

Trade Wars Put U.S. Small Business on the Front Line

Supply Chain Brain

It is no wonder that CEOs are huddling with their supply chain and government relations staffs to figure out short and long game strategies on how to best handle the crisis. North AmericaThe U.S.-China China trade war is escalating by the day and the U.S. relationship with NAFTA countries Canada and Mexico is increasingly tense. trade is heating up with imminent E.U. tariffs on the horizon.

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace

Freightera

Freightera to Build North America’s First Low Emission Freight Marketplace, Partners with SmartWay to Showcase Certified Carriers. Industry and governments need workable solutions that can be implemented right now.”.

TIA adds VPs to enhance membership and government affairs

DAT Solutions

The Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) has appointed three new vice presidents to enhance its new membership and government affairs efforts. TIA is North America's leading association for freight brokers and 3PLs, with more than 1,700 members.

ParcelPal begins integration on Shopify platform for cannabis delivery

EFT

It provides services manly for merchants in North America in retail and also caters to cannabis sales within Canada. Since recreational cannabis was legalized in Canada at the government-operated websites and private retailer portals powered by Shopify have processed "hundreds of thousands" of orders. . Primary Event: 21st Annual Logistics CIO Forum: North America Précis: ParcelPal Technology Inc.

A One-Sided Deal: The Economics of the Gordie Howe Bridge

3PL Insights

This contract is consolidated through a group of infrastructure companies known as Bridging North America. America’s Top 10 Exports. Global Logistics Government Logistics Michigan

U.S. Is No Longer One of the Top 10 Most Innovative Countries

Supply Chain Brain

Other nations have responded with smart, well-funded innovation policies like better R&D tax incentives, more government funding for research, more funding for technology commercialization initiatives.” High-Tech/Electronics Home Page Latest News Home Page Slider News North America Asia PacificThe U.S. dropped out of the top 10 in the 2018 Bloomberg Innovation Index for the first time in the six years the gauge has been compiled. South Korea and Sweden retained their No.

Building Resilience in Supply Chains

Supply Chain Movement

At the same time as the launch of this report, the US government launched its Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security, calling for a global multistakeholder dialogue to effectively safeguard supply chains. This report, Building Resilience in Supply Chains, developed during phase II of the initiative, explores government and industry sector views on systemic supply chain risks and building a resilience framework to manage them.

Have you Heard About ‘’Chain of Responsibility’’ in the Supply Chain and Transportation?

Cerasis

and North America. In North America, associations such as the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP) have incorporated COR in their education program. THE CURRENT STATE OF AFFAIRS IN NORTH AMERICA.

Increasingly slim capacity driving soaring costs in US logistics

EFT

Increasing government regulations on driver hours-of-service causing smaller trucking firms to cease operations, consolidate or be acquired by larger transportation companies.

A Canadian Perspective on Negotiating Nafta 2.0

Supply Chain Brain

and Canada: rules on government procurement , protection for the Canadian dairy industry , automotive content , investor-state dispute settlement , and a U.S. percent to 85 percent the minimum North American content needed to qualify for tariff-free treatment would establish “the highest [bar] in the world. The issue of investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS), allowing private business to sue governments for alleged discriminatory practices, is an especially thorny one.

Market Update: Transportation Industry News

CH Robinson Transportfolio

From monitoring carrier capacity and driver shortages to tracking diesel pricing and government regulations, staying current on the events in transportation means you will be better equipped to make knowledgeable business decisions and drive growth and efficiency into your supply chain.

Van Horne Institute Considers Alaska Transport Route, and Weighs Trump’s Plans for Keystone XL

NC State SCRC

The Van Horne Institute is recognized both within Canada and internationally as one of North America’s leading research institutes focused on transportation, supply chain and logistics, regulatory affairs and information and communications, as measured through its contributions to the strategic decision-making and implementation processes in the public and private sectors. This leaves one option open: Go North.

Tackling Item Complexity

Supply Chain Shaman

World Kitchen’s supply chain– with significant manufacturing and distribution operations throughout North America and Asia– was complex. Governance. Personalization. Market microsegmentation. New product launch.

Increasingly slim capacity drove soaring costs in US logistics in 2018

EFT

Increasing government regulations on driver hours-of-service causing smaller trucking firms to cease operations, consolidate or be acquired by larger transportation companies. A report from A.T.

New Bookends: The Tale of Supply Chain Global Leaders in Consumer Products

Supply Chain Shaman

The race for excellence will be won on other continents than North America and mainland Europe. Few companies have the competence in global/regional governance and business decision making capabilities of the Colgate team. Definition.

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Blockchain is Coming to Transportation – Here’s How

Talking Logistics

Perhaps it will be a regulatory body, because a strong case can be made that a national network built by a government agency would have a measurable impact on GDP.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Greater systems synchronization, especially with partner government agencies. The U.S.,

Companies in Asia Pacific Eager to Innovate with Supply Chain Optimization

AIMMS

The adoption of advanced analytics has moved at a much slower pace in Asia Pacific compared to Europe or North America. Factors such as government regulations are difficult to incorporate into models.

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Out of Africa

Supply Chain Shaman

Supply chain talent is primarily coming from North America and Europe, but these are the continents that represent the lowest levels of growth for supply chain 2020 (see figure 1). However, it requires new forms of corporate/government partnerships.

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The New NAFTA: What’s Changed? What’s the Impact?

Talking Logistics

How is government going to measure, track and control this? “A government is pushing this issue within the new agreement. The financial adjusts are just part of how we do business together in North America. Renegotiating the almost 25-year-old NAFTA trade agreement has been a priority of the current U.S.

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International Sales Will Continue to Grow Say SMEs

Material Handling & Logistics

When asked which region offered the greatest opportunity over the next five years, a quarter (25%) of exporters said North America (Canada/Mexico), down from 34% in 2017 and 2016. Additionally, nearly one-third tap the resources of government agencies (30%) like the U.S.

Keith B. Carter on The Path to Actionable Intelligence

AIMMS

Keith is a global supply chain operations leader with over 16 years of extensive global experience in the Cosmetics-Beauty, Government, and Financial Services industries. provides expert guidance to establish a culture of fact-based decision making and appropriate high-speed governance.

This Week in Logistics News (April 20-24, 2015)

Talking Logistics

February 2015 North American Freight Numbers. AWS revenues grew 49 percent in Q1 2015 compared to Q1 2014, while the rest of its North America business grew 22 percent.

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Benchmark and Bid Your Carrier Rates

Talking Logistics

New Government Mandates and Regulations. John Miernicki leads CLX Logistics Bids & Benchmarks service division through North America and brings progressive experience implementing, operating and analyzing distribution networks to the company. In today’s highly competitive marketplace, understanding how your company’s procurement strategy and results compare with industry peers is critical.

The 11 Most Popular Blog Posts on Business in 2014

Cerasis

Government Regulation in Business and Why Businesses Should Not Throw in the Towel : Businesses that are not growing are dying. On this last day in 2014, from everyone at Cerasis, we wish you a Happy New Year and great success in 2015 for all those in business.

What's in Store for the Battery Supply Chain?

Elementum

The collaboration of the two companies in North America is expected to significantly boost battery production. The market is only thriving at the moment thanks to tax credits from the government, but suppliers will need to find a way to sustain it in the long run.

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Paving the Way for Sustainable Public Procurement

EcoVadis

Direct purchasing by governments and state-owned enterprises accounts for 12 percent of GDP in OECD countries, and in the U.K. Although public procurement policies vary widely from country to country, most national governments issue purchasing guidelines for state-owned enterprises.

NAFTA, Tariffs, and a Border Adjustment Tax: Alphabet Soup or a Real Concern?

TMC

North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Global Regulation Cross-border Global Logistics Global Logistics Management Government UpdateTrade policy—it’s a topic that has moved front and center over the past months with the changing administration in the United States.

Plant-location decisions and potential supply chain risk

Kinaxis

At the new plant, Mazda expects to produce cross-over models which Mazda will introduce to the North American market, and Toyota plans to produce the Corolla for the North American market. Toyota will be better positioned to respond to the growing North American market.

How United States – Mexico – Canada Agreement (USMCA) Will Impact North American Cross-Border Shipments

CH Robinson Transportfolio

Mexico, and Canada released text to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) on September 30, 2018. Greater systems synchronization, especially with partner government agencies. The U.S.,

This Week in Logistics News (March 6-10, 2017)

Talking Logistics

CX North America Integrates Its Freight Collaboration Platform With Active Aero Group’s Technology. The project is part of a collaboration between UC Berkeley Partners for Advanced Transportation Technology and Volvo Group of North America, sponsored by Caltrans and the U.S.

NAFTA, Tariffs, and a Border Adjustment Tax: Alphabet Soup or a Real Concern?

TMC

North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Global Regulation Cross-border Global Logistics Global Logistics Management Government UpdateTrade policy—it’s a topic that has moved front and center over the past months with the changing administration in the United States.

Ivalua Selected by State of Maryland to Power ‘eMaryland Marketplace Advantage’ e-procurement system

ivalua

The system is designed to provide benefits to all users, including state and local officials, procurement professionals, suppliers, government leaders, and citizens through increased transparency, eCommerce functionality, and advanced analytical reporting tools.

Is Mexico the World's Next Manufacturing Hub?

Elementum

Mexican government sources cite competitive advantages such as a stable currency exchange rate, advantageous regulatory conditions for trading, and highway and rail accessibility with over 150 international harbors.